Words Matter 

Like all NFPA documents Chapter three of NFPA 25, The Standard for Inspection Testing and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems contains definitions.  This chapter is much more important than most understand.  Definitions are broken into two categories in NFPA 25, if a definition cannot be found in the standard, we must use Merriam-Webster. 

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Hydrostatic Testing: Changes to NFPA 25 Over the Decades

When is hydrostatic testing of standpipe systems and fire department connections required in accordance with NFPA 25, The Standard for Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems?

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Fire Service Hose-Lines and NFPA 14 Requirements

We design buildings using the codes and standards and often assume that meets the needs of the fire service.

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2021 IRC, IFC and IEBC Changes – Results of the 2019 I-Code Cycle B Development

The Online Governmental Consensus Vote (OGCV) is an important part of the ICC code development process. It is the last step in developing the 2021 I-Codes, more specifically the IRC, IFC, IEBC and Energy codes.

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